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Hostel | 167 Franklin Street, Melbourne, Australia VIC 3000

82.3% Overall Rating

395 out of 568 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (04/03/2014)

"Staff were excellent throughout, helping when room key card failed in the middle of the night."

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Laundry service
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Bar(s)
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 12.09
  • Towel USD 4.65

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Please note: A one nights cancellation fee applies to any reservation cancelled within 24 hours of arrival. Any guest under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their legal guardian. Any guests under 18 must be in a private room. * All guests must provide a passport on arrival. All credit card or Eftpos transactions will incur a 3% surcharge. A $10 key deposit is required by each guests on arrival. All bookings of 11 or more people are considered a group and must book through our groups department as different terms & conditions apply. Groups of 4-10 people are required to pay a $100 bond on arrival. We offer a FREE airport pick up from Tullamarine for all guests who stay 3 or more consecutive nights. If you arrive between 5am and 9pm simply go to bus zone 2 or 5 and jump on the STAR BUS. Tickets are $10 per person however if you stay 3 nights or more with us this will be refunded on check-in when you present your receipt.

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Refundable Airport Shuttle

We offer a refund to any guest (staying 3 or more nights) who get the StarBus airport pick up from Tullamarine Airport. This service is only valid with STARBUS which operates between 6am - 6pm daily. It departs from Bus Zone L (out the front of the international terminal) approximately every 30 minutes and will drop you off at our door. We recommend you book the day before or before by calling (03) 8378 8700. Tickets are $13 per person however if you stay 3 or more nights this will be refunded on check-in upon giving us the receipt.

Skybus operates between Tullamarine Airport and Southern Cross Station in the CBD and departs every 15 minutes 24/7. Tickets are $17 per person and bookings are not required.

Depending on traffic a taxi will take anywhere between 25-50 minutes and cost approximately between $50 -$65.


Free City Circle Tram
Jump on the tram out the front of the station on Spencer Street heading north. Get off at the corner of Queen St and LaTrobe St then walk up one block and turn right on Franklin St. We are number 167 Franklin St.

The quickest and easiest way and will set you back approximately $7 - $10 depending on traffic and will take about 5 minutes.

FROM AVALON AIRPORT (some Jetstar flights)
The Sunbus meets every flight to Avalon and costs around $20 per person.


Available nearby at:
Kim Lim Parking complex
162 A'Beckett Street
Queen Victoria Markets Care Car Park
Top of Franklin Street